Whittemore, (Edward) Reed, (Jr.)
WHITTEMORE, (Edward) Reed, (Jr.)
WHITTEMORE, (Edward) Reed, (Jr.). American, b. 1919. Genres: Poetry, Literary criticism and history, Biography, Essays, Novellas/Short stories. Career: Professor Emeritus of English, University of Maryland, College Park, 1984- (Professor, 1968-84). Ed., Furioso, 1939-53, and Carleton Miscellany, 1960-64, both in Northfield, Minnesota; Member of faculty, 1947-62, Chairman of the English Dept., 1962-64, and Professor of English, 1962-67, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota; Consultant in Poetry, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 1964-65; Bain-Swiggett Lecturer, Princeton University, New Jersey, 1967-68; Literary Ed., New Republic mag., Washington, D.C. 1969-73. Consultant in Poetry, Library of Congress, 1984-85; Ed., Delos, 1988-92. Publications: Heroes and Heroines: Poems, 1947; An American Takes a Walk and Other Poems, 1956; The Self-Made Man and Other Poems, 1959; (ed.) Browning, 1960; The Boy from Iowa: Poems and Essays, 1962; Little Magazines, 1963; The Fascination of the Abomination: Poems, Stories and Essays, 1963; Return, Alpheus: A Poem for the Literary Elders of Phi Beta Kappa, 1965; Ways of Misunderstanding Poetry, 1965; Poems, New and Selected, 1967; From Zero to the Absolute: Essays, 1968; 50 Poems 50, 1970; The Mother's Breast and the Father's House, 1974; William Carlos Williams: Poet from Jersey, 1974; The Poet as Journalist: Life at the New Republic, 1976; The Feel of Rock: Poems of Three Decades, 1982; Pure Lives: The Early Biographers, 1988; Whole Lives: The Shapers of Modern Biography, 1989; The Past, the Future, the Present: Poems Selected and New, 1990; Six Literary Lives, 1992. Address: 4526 Albion Rd, College Park, MD 20740, U.S.A.